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June 3, 2016
Join the Library Summer Reading Program
Pick up your reading log for the summer reading contest, enjoy Maker
Pfest and tour the new Pfab Lab at the Pflugerville Public Library on
Saturday, June 4.
Everyone can participate in the reading contest. All readers will be
assigned a color team. For every two hours of reading logged, a colored
token will be dropped into the corresponding team's jar. The winning
team's color will decorate the last summer reading program event, Comic
Con on July 30.
From 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., at Maker Pfest, the library will showcase demos
of high tech crafts and host hands-on activities for participants of all
ages. Watch demonstrations of machine embroidery, gelatin printing, 3D
printing, needle felting, straw building and the micro-computer
Raspberry Pi. A demo on how to turn your smart phone into a virtual
reality headset using D-scope Google cardboard 3D glasses will be taught
by Assistant Library Director Daniel Berra.
Maker Pfest guests include: The Robot Group Inc, Austin Lacemakers
Guild, Granny Goodfish Pottery, the Central Texas Woodturners
Association, Learning Fun 101 Lego Robotics, TechShop Austin - Round
Rock, Pf Knitters, Pf Quilt Guild and Sherri Grant from Cactus Rose
Quilts. Staff will assist with craft projects. More information about
Maker Pfest can be found at www.pflugervilletx.gov/makerpfest.
KIDFISH at Lake Pflugerville
out to Lake Pflugerville's south shore on Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m.
-1 p.m. to fish. The event helps introduce children ages 16 and under to
fishing. There is no cost to enter the competition. Registration forms
are available at the Pflugerville Recreation Center, Public Library, at
City Hall and onsite at the lake on June 4. Bring your own fishing
equipment or KIDFISH will provide a limited number of poles on a
first-come, first-served basis. The event is in conjunction with Texas
Parks and Wildlife's Statewide Free Fishing Day, so people of any age
may fish without a license. www.pflugervilletx.gov/kidfish.
Cool Moves to start June 6
Pflugerville Police Department Cool Moves program rewards children for
being safe over the summer. Youth caught by the police looking both ways
before crossing the street, wearing a helmet while riding a bike and
walking their bicycle across cross walks can be rewarded with a ticket
for a free ice cream cone. Partners supporting the program with free ice
cream cones include Dairy Queen, Baskin Robbins, Freddy's Frozen
Custard and Steakburgers, Andy's Frozen Custard, Chick-fil-a and Pecan
St. Station. www.pflugervilletx.gov/coolmoves.